meromyosin

noun

mer·​o·​my·​o·​sin ˌmer-ə-ˈmī-ə-sən How to pronounce meromyosin (audio)
: either of two structural subunits of myosin that are obtained especially by tryptic digestion

Word History

First Known Use

1952, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of meromyosin was in 1952

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“Meromyosin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meromyosin. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

meromyosin

noun
mero·​my·​o·​sin ˌmer-ə-ˈmī-ə-sən How to pronounce meromyosin (audio)
: either of two structural subunits of myosin that are obtained especially by tryptic digestion
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